from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To rise from or as if from immersion: Sea mammals must emerge periodically to breathe.
- intransitive v. To come forth from obscurity: new leaders who may emerge.
- intransitive v. To become evident: The truth emerged at the inquest.
- intransitive v. To come into existence. See Synonyms at appear.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To come into view.
- v. To come out of a situation, object or a liquid.
- v. To become known.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To rise out of a fluid; to come forth from that in which anything has been plunged, enveloped, or concealed; to issue and appear
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To rise from or out of anything that surrounds, covers, or conceals; come forth; appear, as from concealment; come into view, as into a higher position or state: as, to emerge from the water or from the ocean; the sun emerges from behind a cloud, or from an eclipse; to emerge from poverty, obscurity, or misfortune.
- To issue; proceed.
- To come into existence; pass from being in cause to being in act.
- To immerge; sink.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. happen or occur as a result of something
- v. become known or apparent
- v. come out into view, as from concealment
- v. come out of
- v. come up to the surface of or rise
Krinak saw the elder lemkin emerge from the dust, brandishing his stick at the giant as he said, You!
Will McCain emerge from the debate with a clear and crisp position regarding what the Government's best action should be on the fiscal crisis.
Sega know that fans want to see a new title emerge, but are apparently mindful of the fact that previous games didn't sell well - that said they seem keen to get a new game made, regardless.
Thus, in the Western philosophical tradition, occasionalists in the proper sense of the term emerge in earnest in the wake of RenÃ© Descartes (1596 “ 1650) in the form of “Cartesian occasionalists”.
Two days of high-level talks between the United States and China concluded with broad agreement on separate strategies to help their economies and the world emerge from the global recession.
Many Republicans in South Carolina - believing that Jenny Sanford holds the cards to the governor's fate - are waiting to see what facts emerge from the family meeting in Florida before making any public comment.
Theosophy emphasized the principle that all religions emerge from a universal source.
WASHINGTON (CNNMoney. com) – As President Obama turns up the heat on health care reform, one new and surprising detail to emerge is his pledge to tackle medical malpractice.
No way now, and no way under any reform bill that is likely to emerge from the Congress.
I loved seeing Adam emerge from the crowd of whiteb read but I fear AI will lean towards a flock of emo rockers and screaming teens and that will be sooo not good.